Reaffirming Commitment to Partnership Between the U.S. and Mongolia

President Barack Obama Meets with President Tsakhia Elbegdorj of Mongolia

President Barack Obama meets with President Tsakhia Elbegdorj of Mongolia in the Oval Office, June 16, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

This afternoon, President Obama met with President Tsakhia Elbegdorj of Mongolia in the Oval Office at the White House. During the meeting, they discussed steps to expand diplomatic, economic and defense cooperation between our two nations in pursuit of a common vision for bilateral relations and Mongolia’s role in East Asian affairs. The two Presidents released a Joint Statement reaffirming their commitment to a United States-Mongolia partnership based on common values and shared strategic interests.

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